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2008-07-10 12:00:09

Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2008 financial results prior to the opening of the market on Thursday, July 17, 2008. Orbital will also conduct a conference call with financial analysts and investors the same morning, beginning at 9:00 a.m. (EDT). The conference call will be hosted by: -- Mr. David W. Thompson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer -- Mr. Garrett E. Pierce, Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer...

2005-12-13 13:23:16

By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pentagon acquisitions chief Kenneth Krieg has decided to continue a Lockheed Martin Corp. missile-warning satellite program after a restructuring that will cut two satellites from the multibillion-dollar plan, according to a copy of his letter to Congress. Krieg told the Senate Armed Services Committee the Space Based Infrared System High program was "essential to the national security," there were no cheaper alternatives, and new cost...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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